Racing Across Waikiki Beach Time After Time

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The overall winners of the Waikiki Roughwater Swim on Oahu in Hawaii include some very impressive ocean swimmers including legendary Olympic gold medalist sprinter Jim Montgomery. There have been [...]

Swimming With The Boys

"Racing against men helped make me what I became," recalls Shelley Taylor-Smith, the 7-time women's world professional marathon swimming champion. "They pushed me...and the men certainly did not like to lose to a woman." "I [...]

Sayings From The Open Water Swimming World

"...never be scared to dare..." Ram Barkai, South Africa "...old swimmers don't die, they just wade away..." Ted Erikson, USA "...nothing great is easy..." written on the memorial of Captain Matthew Webb, UK "...expect the [...]

Look Behind And Below You In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. If there has been anyone involved in open water swimming who has kept their composure, it is Richard Clifford. The practicing attorney from New York City could have panicked [...]

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